Franklin’s and Ring-billed Gulls Flying in Smoky Skies

2017-09-06T06:12:01+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Franklin's Gulls, Ring-billed Gulls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I did take some nice Ring-billed and Franklin's Gull photos in flight over the water of the marshes at the refuge despite the smoky sky.

Adult Ring-billed Gull Hovering Over The Marsh At Farmington Bay

2017-08-22T06:14:33+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Ring-billed Gulls, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I photographed this Ring-billed Gull last November as it hovered over the autumn colored marsh and I really like the resulting photo. The pose, the light, the setting, the contrast in colors all work well for my tastes.

Portraits of Ring-billed Gulls in a Snow Storm

2017-01-31T06:09:40+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Categories: Birds, Ring-billed Gulls, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I'm glad I took these portraits of Ring-billed Gulls in a snow storm, they will remind me of a gray, cold, stormy January day when I was just crazy enough to sit and photograph birds as snowflakes fell from the sky.